MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published: July 1, 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about this impressive new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection that reviews issues relating to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER).
Massively open online courses (MOOC) and similar initiatives with open educational resources are allowing millions of self-directed online learners all over the world to learn from well-known teachers.
Massively open online courses are generally free for students but do not consistently lead to formal accreditation.
It can be difficult to inspire and motivate thousands of students in online environments.
The open education resources (OERs) movement was the inspiration for the first massive open online courses.
As elearning technology becomes more commonplace there is a developing need to better understand how these MOOCs are being conducted.
How can participants certify that the training provided by these MOOC classes is good?
What business models are being used by institutions like Andorra to conduct massively open online courses?
The latest advancements in electronic educational technology have enabled learners in every nation on earth to participate in courses online.
Interaction, feedback and online support are the most important things that help people succeed in MOOCs.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about these MOOCs and other forms of open education resources (OERs) persist.
This fascinating MOOC courses book explores feasible strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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